Super Eagles players are scheduled to pay President Muhammadu Buhari a visit at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on May 29, before jetting out to England to play a friendly against the Three Lions on June 2.
After the Wembley friendly coach Gernot Rohr will announce his final list of 23 and then head to Austria to set up camp and then on June 11 the team is expected to land in Russia and prepare for their opening game of the 2018 World Cup against Croatia on June 16 at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
The national team will open training camp on May 22 in Uyo before a friendly against DR Congo in Port Harcourt on May 28. The match will mark the partnership between the Rivers State Government and La Liga giants Real Madrid to set up an academy in Port Harcourt. The Eagles will then face Czech Republic in a final test game on June 6 in Austria.
Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Timetable Super Eagles Dates:
May 22 – Training camp opens in Uyo
May 28 – Friendly vs DR Congo in Port Harcourt
May 29 – Presidential visit in Abuja June 2 – Friendly vs England at Wembley
June 4 – Announcement of final 23-man squad June 6 – Final friendly vs Czech Republic
June 11 – Departure to Russia June 16 – Opening Group D match vs Croatia